problem 1: Employers have a general duty to make sure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees beneath the Health and Safety at Work and so on Act 1974. List and describe four provisions that must be included.
problem 2: Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 which workers are not subject to the maximum weekly working time and relevant rest periods?
• what asbestos is and why it was used
• why asbestos is harmful to health
• where asbestos is most likely to be encountered with specific exs
• how workers are exposed to asbestos fibers
• Two asbestos-related diseases
• The three most commonly found types of asbestos
problem 4: Describe the principal methods of decreasing the risks posed by using electrical equipment.
problem 5: Following a risk assessment under the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, identify and describe four measures that might be comprised in a control program.
problem 6: In the workplace:
a) List and describe four possible signs of drug misuse.
b) Identify and describe potential hazards that could be encountered by a workforce whose management turn a blind eye to drug or alcohol misuse.
problem 7: Describe the purpose of Health Surveillance in the Workplace and give two illustrations of the circumstances in which it must be carried out.
problem 8: Describe:
a) What is meant by the term musculoskeletal disorder and give illustrations of working practices which might contribute to an employee suffering from one
b) What measures an employer might adopt to decrease the risk of musculoskeletal disorders resultant from the practices identified in (a).